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Balloon House Takes Flight

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    2011
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Courtesy of National Geographic Channel
Courtesy of National Geographic Channel

Inspired by Up from Disney/Pixar, National Geographic’s “How Hard Can It Be?” television series transformed fiction into reality when they constructed and flew a 16×16 ft house with 300 balloons. Taking two weeks from initial assignment to actual flight a team of scientist, engineers, and balloon pilots flew the small house with people on board for one hour at 10,000 feet. A video and more photographs following the break.

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Source: NGC

Courtesy of National Geographic Channel
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